Episode 249 - Becky Maybury

August 26th, 2021

As we creep closer to our milestone episode, Olly checks in with Becky Maybury on the return of Richmond Olympic parkrun in Canada. Meanwhile Mel catches up with Renee Gimbert from parkrun Australia HQ to find out all the complexities involved with bringing parkrun back in Asia Pacific.
We've also got Tracey at Mudgeeraba, Mark chats to Bayview Road ED Zoe, Streaky September updates, and the usual weekly stats from our cheeky Informant.
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Episode 248 – Bird is the Word

August 18th, 2021

This week Mel chats with Mick Duyvestyn, half of the crew behind the Bubble Bird relay that’s helping a certain yellow friend fly the coup in lockdown thanks to a creative flock of Melbournians.

We also hear from Runner 5 (aka Karyn) following an exciting parkrun launch against all odds in Abel Township, and also from the scanned in and locked down alike at Dazza’s.

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Episode 247 – Caitlin Adams & David Crook

August 11th, 2021

This week we bask in the amazing highlights that parkrun brings us, even when our hosts are both in lockdown!

Mel catches up with Caitlin Adams of Team Tempo after her new parkrun global women’s record at Lochiel parkrun. Olly chats with author David Crook about his inspiration and experience behind the new book “On every Saturday”, which celebrates 10 years of parkrun in Australia.

Also, Alison reports in from Sherwood Reserve parkrun as she completes the final puzzle piece of her NZ Countryman puzzle and we have all the latest stats from The Informant and plenty of excitement at Dazza’s, as we hear from Team Lockdown and Team actual parkrun, and all the fun around it!

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Episode 246 – Faster, Higher, Stronger, within reason

August 5th, 2021

This week the adventurers share their notparkrun adventures of Olympic themes and Zombie runs. Proving you CAN make lockdown fun!

Meanwhile Marvellous Mark reports in from the far west at Marina parkrun and Alison becomes a South Island regionnaire at Dunedin parkrun. And we wonder, just how well calibrated is our parkrun crystal ball?

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